Putnam is in Windham County. Nearby cities include Woodstock, Brooklyn and Killingly. Putnam is minutes away from both of the Massachusetts and Rhode Island borders. You can get to Boston in just over an hour from Putnam, which is great if you like to venture to new places on the weekends. Spend a few days exploring Bean Town's historical buildings, indulgent dining scene and adorable boutiques and shops. Venture to Rhode Island's beachfront towns for ample sunshine and seafood. Living so close to these exciting places is just one reason why Putnam is the perfect place for families looking for homes for rent.